Queenstown Airport is one of Australasia’s fastest growing Airports and is ranked as the fourth busiest of New
Zealand’s airports for aircraft movements.
Located at Frankton in New Zealand’s South Island, it serves the resort town of Queenstown and handles
around one million passengers a year.
Air New Zealand, Jetstar, Qantas operate nationally, and along with Virgin Australia, operate international
flights to/from Australia using A320 and B737 Aircraft. ATR aircraft are used for regional flights. General
aviation is well represented in various shapes and sizes.
It is also one of New Zealand’s busiest helicopter centres and is a base for several sightseeing operations.
Situated in a valley on the shore of Lake Wakatipu and shadowed by the mighty Remarkable ranges, it is an
extremely challenging and exciting airport for both commercial and general aviation operations. A unique
figure eight approach and departure procedure will challenge you as you skirt the mountains surrounding the